Mercedes-Benz has announced the launch of its new performance off-roader- Mercedes-AMG G 63. It is powered by a 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine that helps it attain 100 km/h from standstill in about 4.5 seconds. Mercedes AMG G 63 has a top speed of 220 km/h.

It comes with a powerful drive system, the AMG RIDE CONTROL suspension and a rigid body shell of high-strength steel mounted on a strong ladder-type chassis. It is designed to achieve short shift times through the AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9G transmission.

The off-roader sports the AMG DYNAMIC SELECT along with various safety features including the active brake assist, a total of nine airbags and the active lane keeping assist.

The new AMG G 63 offers high level of customisation, using the automotive brand’s renowned ‘designo’ platform.

Mr. Michael Jopp, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India said, “Around the world, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is acknowledged as the benchmark amongst luxury off-road vehicles. Today, we offer fans of the AMG brand as well as customers in India the latest iteration of this cult luxury off-roader, the Mercedes-AMG G 63. The AMG G 63 has now reached a completely new dimension in terms of technology with the 4.0‑litre V8 biturbo engine, combined with its off-road characteristics, its agility, and vehicle dynamics. The extreme rock-climbing abilities combined with sports car performance, class-leading styling and a high-tech cabin makes the new Mercedes-AMG G 63 yet another legend in the making.”

The prices for new Mercedes-AMG G 63 starts at ₹2.19 crore, ex-showroom, all India.

Prealene Khera